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4 Days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable & Lake Mburo National Parks

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The 4 Days Wildlife Safari in Uganda to Queen Elizabeth National Park allows the Uganda safari undertaker to explore this park in detail. Covering a geographical spread of 1978km2, the Queen Elizabeth National Park gazetted in the year 1952 is endowed with a rich and diverse wildlife and physical attractions. The diverse landscapes of Queen Elizabeth like the savannah grassland and woodland support count of games like Cape Buffaloes, the African Elephant, the lions, the leopards, the Deffasa Waterbucks, the Uganda Kobs, Spotted Hyenas, the Side stripped Jackals among others; the water environment especially the 45km long Kazinga Channel supports populations of Hippos and the Nile Crocodiles, the southern short trees of Ishasha shelters the tree climbing lions while the Kyambura gorge shelters populations of Common Chimpanzees. This diversity breeds impressive game viewing encounter, chimpanzee trekking experience and recreational boat cruise. The lodges are specially selected according to the category of your choice ranging from Mweya Safari Lodge for Luxury / Upmarket, Enganzi Game Lodge for Midrange / Standard or Pumba Safari Cottages for Budget or Basic. The Queen Elizabeth National Park is 417km about 7 hours’ drive from Kampala accessed on smooth tarmac with not trouble in terms of transportation. The amazing sights en route including the Equator crossing, the Igongo Cultural Center, traditional rangelands of Ankole and Bunyaruguru Crater combine to make your drive magical and memorable.
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4 Days Wildlife Safari in Uganda to Queen Elizabeth National Park with Ishasha tree climbing lions Safari Highlight;
Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Make a stop at Uganda Equator Crossing Kayabwe, traditional lunch at Igongo Cultural Center en route & an evening game drive on arrival
Day 2: Do morning wild game viewing / game drive & afternoon boat cruise along Kazinga Channel
Day 3: Whole day game drive in Ishasha sector in search of tree climbing lions
Day 4: Do Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura gorge and transfer back to Kampala
Day 1 of the 4 Days Wildlife Safari in Uganda to Queen Elizabeth National Park with Ishasha tree climbing lion; Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, make a stop at Uganda Equator Crossing Kayabwe, traditional lunch at Igongo Cultural Center en route & an evening game drive on arrival for your Uganda Wildlife Safari; 
After breakfast at your place of stay in Kampala, you get into your confortable safari vehicle in the company of your guide at 6:30 and drive to the south west of Uganda to Queen Elizabeth National Park 417km about 7 hours’ drive. You make a stop at Uganda Equator Crossing Kayabwe after driving 77km from Kampala and have time to explore this significant geographical site – the Sun’s way and the point of separation between the northern and southern hemisphere. A well interpreted water experiment is performed to show the separation of these two poles. The place also features rewarding photographing opportunities where you take photos with one leg in the northern hemisphere and another in the southern hemisphere. Continue on the drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park making another stop at Igongo Cultural Center for an amazing traditional lunch where you enjoy a local food organically produced and freshly served. You can also take an optional tour to the Erijukiro Museum which features a range of artifacts of the tribes of south western Uganda. Embark on the drive passed Mbarara town and enjoying the views of Bunyaruguru Crater and the lush Kalinzu forest. You can make a stop at the crater field for sightseen and photo taking. Arrive in Queen Elizabeth National Park in the evening for a simple drive along the road with possible views of elephants, Buffaloes, water bucks and may be lions after which you connect to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight
Accommodation
Upmarket / Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge
Midrange / Standard: Enganzi Game Lodge
Budget / Basic: Pumba Safari Cottages
Wild Camping
Day 2 of the 4 Days Wildlife Safari in Uganda to Queen Elizabeth National Park with Ishasha tree climbing lions; Do morning wild game viewing / game drive & afternoon boat cruise along Kazinga Channel.
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You wake up for an early morning cup of coffee in the views of the moist savannah before heading to the park for the game drive at 7am. Undertake a game drive in the Kasenyi tracks and the Queen’s Mile in the open savannah plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park lying flat on the Albertine rift floor. This Uganda safari encounter offers you an opportunity to explore a range of wild game including; cape Buffaloes, Leopards, Topi, Elephants, Kobs, Waterbucks, Warthogs, Hyena, lions, side stripped jackals among other wildlife not forgetting counts of bird species since Queen Elizabeth National Park has the highest bird count  in the whole of Uganda and East Africa (over 600) including the Martial Eagle, African Skimmer, Black-rumped Buttonquail,  Chapin’s Flycatcher, Pinkbacked Pelican, Verreaux’s Eagle Owl, White-tailed Lark, Black Bee-eater, White-winged Warbler among other birds. Retreat from the activity for relaxation and lunch after which you gather at Mweya jetty for an afternoon Kazinga Channel boat cruise departing at 2pm. You will have an afternoon 2-hour boat cruise running along the Kazinga channel that stretches from Lake George to Lake Edward covering 45km distance. This cruise offers you an opportunity to see at close range the highest concentration of water submerged Hippos, surrounded by over 60 species of migrant and resident birds plus crocodiles drinking and resting at water edges. The cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing. You retreat from the boat cruise and do an evening game drive along the Channel track to explore more wild game in their evening moments. Continue to the lodge for overnight
Accommodation
Upmarket / Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge
Midrange / Standard: Enganzi Game Lodge
Budget / Basic: Pumba Safari Cottages
Wild Camping
Day 3 of the 4 Days Wildlife Safari in Uganda to Queen Elizabeth National Park with Ishasha tree climbing lions: Whole day game drive in Ishasha sector in search of tree climbing lions 
Transfer to the southern sector of Ishasha the re-known home for the tree climbing lions. The drive takes about 1 – 2 hours and upon arrival, you embark on the wildlife safari experience exploring the magical wild game including the lions that tend to the fig trees during the day time. The drive also exposes you to other game including the waterbucks, the elephants, the Buffaloes and the Uganda Kobs. You have lunch in Ishasha and you retreat to the northern section of Queen Elizabeth in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight
Accommodation
Upmarket / Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge
Midrange / Standard: Enganzi Game Lodge
Budget / Basic: Pumba Safari Cottages
Wild Camping
Day 4 of the 4 Days Wildlife Safari in Uganda to Queen Elizabeth National Park with Ishasha tree climbing lions: Do Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura gorge and transfer back to Kampala.
After breakfast, embark on the drive to Kyambura gorge for a thrilling chimpanzee experience that tend to last 2 – 5 hours inclusive of one full hour of direct encounter. You explore the amazing lush of Kyambura gorge with mature tropical forest existing in the 100m deep gorge traversed by a river on its floor. You enjoy the views of the chimps as they feed, copulate, patrol, and socialize. After the encounter, you embark on the transfer to Kampala 417km about 7 hours’ drive arriving in the evening to mark the end of the tour.
End of the 4 Days Wildlife Safari in Uganda to Queen Elizabeth National Park with Ishasha tree climbing lions

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General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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Overview of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable & Lake Mburo National Parks
The 4 Days Gorilla Safari in Uganda features the combination of wild game, mountain gorillas and recreation. The safari takes you to Lake Mburo National Park where you stand chances of encountering the Rothschild giraffes, the Impala, Elands, the Topis, the Cape Buffaloes, the warthogs, Bushbucks, leopards, the Zebras, aquatics like Hippos and Nile Crocodiles. The stretch to Bwindi offers you impressive encounter with the remaining populations of the critically endangered mountain gorillas while the extension to Lake Bunyonyi offers you magical views of the 29 Islands and the surrounding Kigezi Highlands.
Gorilla Safari in Uganda; 4 Days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable & Lake Mburo National Parks to track gorillas on Bwindi, relax at Lake Bunyonyi & view Rothschild giraffes, the Impala, the Burchell’s Zebra, eland, Topis, warthog, Cape Buffaloes & waterbucks Safari Highlight
Day 1: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, make a stop at Uganda Equator Kayabwe & an afternoon boat cruise on arrival
Day 2: Undertake a game walking safari and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, lunch stop at Igongo Cultural Center en route
Day 3: Do gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park & transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for an evening boat cruise and relaxation

Day 4: Transfer back to Kampala. Traditional lunch stop at Igongo Cultural Center en route

Safari Highlight of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable & Lake Mburo National Parks 
Day 1 of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable & Lake Mburo National Parks: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, make a stop at Uganda Equator Kayabwe& an afternoon boat cruise on arrival
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After breakfast from your place of stay in Kampala, you embark on the drive to Lake Mburo National Park 240km about 3 – 4 hours’ drive to the south west of the country. The Drive will see you make a stop after 77km at Uganda Equator crossing to encounter the world’s main latitude crossing which is a unique site for beautiful photo shoots and water experiments can also be performed to ascertain the exact geographical divide between the two hemispheres. Proceed to Lake Mburo NP, check in at the lodge settle for lunch and in the afternoon connect to Rwonyo jetty for a boat cruise on Lake Mburo offering magical views of the lake, the fringing swamp, the aquatics like the Hippos and Nile Crocodiles, the birds that prefer being close to the water like the African Fish eagle and the African fin foot. You retreat from the encounter and drive through the park as you connect to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight
Accommodation:
Upmarket / Luxury: Mihingo Safari Lodge
Midrange / Standard: Arcadia Cottages Mburo
Budget / Basic: Eagles Nest
Wild Camping
Day 2 of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable & Lake Mburo National Parks: Undertake a game walking safari and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, lunch stop at Igongo Cultural Center en route
Connect to the park for an impressive wild game viewing on foot, you explore the beautiful views of the savannah dotted with Acacia Species and with sections open grassland. The protruding rock Kopjes and Precambrian rocks that date back to 500 million years ago are rewarding to view also. The possible sights of wildlife including the Burchell’s Zebra, the Impala, Topis, the Deffasa Waterbuck, Bushbuck, warthog, the Rothschild giraffes and elands among other species can be explored on this morning encounter. Retreat from the activity and connect to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, making a lunch stop at Igongo Cultural Center 33km from Lake Mburo NP after which you proceed to Bwindi welcomed by the fascinating Kigezi Highlands connecting to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight
Accommodation:
Upmarket / Luxury: Chameleon Hill Lodge
Midrange / Standard: Gorilla Mist Camp
Budget / Basic: Broadbill Forest Camp
Wild Camping
Day 3 of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable & Lake Mburo National Parks: Do gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park & transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for an evening boat cruise and relaxation
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Have breakfast then go to the park offices to get briefed and at 8:00 am embark on the Uganda gorilla trek along the tracks within the impenetrable forest in search for these great mountain gorillas. The gorilla trekking might take you 2 – 8 hours to find the giant Gorillas depending on their movement. The trek/quest for these great apes is tiresome but very well rewarded by meeting, spending time with and photographing these great gorillas as you look straight into their inviting brown expressive eyes, this is a life time thrill of a wild life adventure only Africa can offer you. After the activity, connect to Lake Bunyonyi commonly known as the lake of a thousand Islands because of its 29 Islands where you will undertake a thrilling boat cruise to gain impressive scenic views of the calm waters that stand as the second deepest in Africa, the Islands and the surrounding Kigezi Highlands. Retire for dinner and overnight
Accommodation:
Upmarket / Luxury: Birdnest @Lake Bunyonyi Resort
Midrange / Standard: Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort
Budget / Basic: Byoona Amagara Island Retreat
Resort Camping
Day 4 of the 4 Days Uganda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable & Lake Mburo National Parks: Transfer back to Kampala. Traditional lunch stop at Igongo Cultural Center en route
After a relaxed breakfast, embark on the transfer back to Kampala 417km about 7 – 8 hours’ drive passing through impressive country side landscapes of south western Uganda before making a lunch stop at Igongo Cultural Center 12km past Mbarara town arriving in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight
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